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Francis William Rafferty

February 13, 1938 ~ August 9, 2020 (age 82)

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Obituary

Francis W. Rafferty, of Grays Ferry, Army Veteran, passed away on August 9, 2020 at the age of 82.  Former Philadelphia City Councilman, Former President of Grays Ferry Community Council.

Beloved Husband of 56 years to Patricia (nee Sullivan) Rafferty.  Loving Father of Francis W. Jr., Peter J. (Elena), Thomas F. (Alisa), Mary Pat (Pete) Tobola and Michael J. (Razel) Rafferty.  Grandfather of Irena, Baby Mary, James, Ryann, Gloria, Christina, Nicholas, Alexander, Gabriella, Michael Francis, Philomena, so far.........  Survived by Sisters Patsy Zackey and Janet Hartigan and the late Edward Rafferty, Elizabeth Pelliciotti, Marie Gledhill and William Rafferty.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  

Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Mass 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, Aug. 19th at St. Gabriel's Church, 29th & Dickinson Streets, Philadelphia, PA  19146 where friends may call 9:30-10:45 A.M. at the church.  A Visitation will also be held 6:30-8:30 P.M. Tuesday evening, Aug. 18th at the Church.  Private interment will be held at Washington Crossing National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers family requests contributions be made to Our House Ministries, 1441 S. 29th Street, Phila, PA   19146.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
August 18, 2020

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
St. Gabriel Catholic Church
29th & Dickinson Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Visitation
Wednesday
August 19, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
St. Gabriel Catholic Church
29th & Dickinson Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
August 19, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Gabriel Catholic Church
29th & Dickinson Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Interment Private

Washington Crossing National Cemetery

Donations

Our House Ministries
1441 S. 29th St., Philadelphia PA 19146

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